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NEW YORK | Hart steps down as Oscars host after outcry over old tweets

NEW YORK — Just two days after been named host of the Academy Awards, Kevin Hart stepped down following an outcry over past homophobic tweets by the comedian. Capping a swift and dramatic fallout, Hart wrote on Twitter just after midnight Friday that he was withdrawing as Oscars host because he didn’t want to be … Continue reading NEW YORK | Hart steps down as Oscars host after outcry over old tweets

LAGOS, Nigeria | Nigerian army deletes tweet that quoted Trump on protesters

LAGOS, Nigeria— Nigeria’s military is facing criticism after sending out a tweet that appeared to use President Trump’s comments as justification for shooting and killing protesters in the West African nation. The tweet, which has since been deleted, referenced a video of Trump where he suggested that U.S. soldiers on the country’s southwestern border may … Continue reading LAGOS, Nigeria | Nigerian army deletes tweet that quoted Trump on protesters